10:00 am Start Time
10:01 am Give puppy chew toy. Put puppy in the kitchen and lock baby gate.
10:02 am Put Truck Tunes on TV and Mighty Machines on computer for toddler.
Also place a dozen of toddler’s favorite toys strategically around the living room.
10:05 am Tell schooler to finish with morning chores and sit down at the table.
10:06 am Empty dishwasher.
10:07 am Toddler wants a snack. Get toddler milk and graham crackers.
10:12 am Finish emptying dishwasher. Start folding laundry.
10:16 am Check on schooler. Schooler informs me she needs to use the restroom.
10:21 am Folding laundry. Smell something coming from the kitchen. Clean puppy pee and poop. Put puppy outside.
10:31 am Toddler needs milk refill.
10:36 am Where the heck is schooler? Find schooler engrossed in a book on the commode. Give schooler 4 minute ultimatum. Set timer.
10:40 am Begin schooling. Review homonyms.
10:48 am Notice smell emitting from living room. Change toddler’s diaper. Yell from the changing table to have schooler start on handwriting book.
10:51 am Realize puppy is unusually quiet. Check on puppy. Puppy has dug a hole the size of a basketball in the middle of the lawn. Feel sick to my stomach. Let it go.
10:53 am Check on schooler. Work through mistakes.
11:00 am Money puzzles.
11:03 am Toddler is afraid of trucks- wants cuddles. Bribe toddler with alphabet cookies and new video.
11:05 am Check on puppy. Puppy is chewing on unidentified mushroom. Run to the neighbor’s house to borrow Hydrogen Peroxide.
11:10 am Administer Hydrogen Peroxide to puppy. Move homeschooling outside. Draw food webs in chalk on the patio while puppy vomits the contents of her stomach.
11:32 am Puppy has finished vomiting. Clean remaining vomitus. Crate puppy.
11:37 am Back inside. Write short captions for each of schooler’s drawings from the night before.
11:40 am Hear toddler in the bathroom. Find toddler playing with favorite toys in the toilet.
11:42 am Bathe toddler.
11:43 am Instruct schooler to just do some pages in her mazes and puzzle book.
11:58 am Dry and clothe toddler. Add bleach to tub. Throw toys in tub.
11:59 am Reconsider going back to work full-time.
12:00 pm Lunch!